One factor I’ll say for in-person occasions: they compelled firms to cram in quite a lot of information. After all, if you happen to’re going to ask an auditorium full of individuals to journey from across the nation — or world — you need to give them quite a lot of bang for his or her buck.
Samsung did handle that with its Galaxy Note occasion in early August. We received a brand new telephone, new earbuds, new watch, new pill and a preview of an upcoming foldable. A few weeks in the past, the corporate devoted a complete second occasion to the brand new Fold. And now right here we’re, a few weeks later, staring down yet one more occasion.
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The September 23 occasion will possible concentrate on the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition that’s been floating round in leaks for a couple of months now, the best way Samsung gadgets are likely to. I’m not saying there gained’t be a bunch of different information on the occasion as nicely, however the Fold occasion lowered my expectations a bit with regard to what the corporate deems worthy of a standalone occasion in 2020, versus, say, issuing a press launch or one thing.
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Anyway, the so-called “Fan Edition” finds the corporate selecting up a long-abandoned pattern of issuing lower-cost options to flagship gadgets (notably, a refurbished model of the Note 7).
Here it appears to be a lower-priced tackle Samsung’s major flagship, the Galaxy S20. From the sound of it, the machine is basically a rebranding of its “Lite” line — the newest tackle an already complicated strategy to its funds flagship choices.
We’ll discover out extra September 23 at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET.